Detroit’s finest with another nice various artists release. Drivetrain (Detroit, USA) taking flavorful elements from his deep house original, this is a killer dose of thick-set, granular house-meets-techno. Motomitsu (Paris, FRANCE) perfectly appointed, synthetic strings rise and fall; back-dropping deep, purling bass, anesthetic keys and distant, wraithlike vocals drifting in and out of view. Jani Ho (MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA) club weaponry delivering an exhilarating, full-throttle ride through a menagerie of ever-shifting layers, which themselves are in a constant state of leg-sweeping flux.Owen Ni (ATHENS, USA) a stratospheric, psyched-out house heater, fired up of aerial synthesizers, whisking off to beatific and unearthly sonic euphoria.
VA – Planetary Telepathy [SRT158]
‘Planetary Telepathy’ – intelligent rhythmic perception, inspired by cosmic energy. Featuring tracks from Drivetrain, Woodward & Jefferson, Rennie Foster and Mattimoe & Perrine.
VA – Data Courier [SRT156]
The transmission of deep sonic intelligence begins here. Drivetrain’s (Detroit, USA) “Digital Toy Box” beckons the listener to participate in audio pleasure as the melodious introduction offers an enchanting Wonderland followed by the deep-tech rhythm and throaty vocal sample escort to a sensual playground of sound. Motomitsu (Paris, France) reaches out to Soiree Records from his native Japan via Paris with “L’emotion Revoltee.” Joining the countries together with a call of action through a powerful dynamic clap marching through chanting vocals to create a crescendo of musical rebellion. Blackjack’s (Aberdeen, Scotland) “LV-427” brings his prowness once again as pressing beats grab hold, beginning a smooth ride over a solid terrain kissed with voice and sweet effects driving a late night journey. “Beatz” is the Soiree debut from Dax Inc (Rome, Italy), Dario Lotti and Simone Gatto. Heating the tempo with throbbing bass and a merciless wall of hard-hitting syncopation, this commanding duo profoundly announce their arrival.
VA – Reverence [SRT155]
Paying homage to the beloved underground, a prime collective of neo-electronic architects spawn a quintessential four track vanguard. “The Greatest” by Drivetrain begins gritty and minimal, blossoming into an orchestration of vocal samples fused with melodic pads and acid bleeps. CloudMaster Weed utilizes the vocal stylings of Goddess Stephanie on the raw and sultry “Sweet & Delicious.” Rennie Foster makes a strong return to Soiree with “Low Boxing” – an amalgamation of silky vocal samples dropping amidst heavy syncopated acid. Lush pads provide the final polishing. J.Garcia’s “Lost” serves a commanding conclusion. The throbbing rhythm drives alluring female vocal samples thru an infectious late night sizzler.
VA – Aqua Marine [SRT154]
A brilliant portfolio of ocean deep productions from Soiree Records. Leading off, Detroit’s own Drivetrain rocks the floor from the first dropped beat. But the real surprise is the evolving melodies submerged in infectious groove. Rubba J, hailing from Brussels, debuts on Soiree with his track “Reflections” – a meticulous syncopation dancing through relentless rhythm. Absent for over a decade, Country Gents from London, UK, return to Soiree with “Need Me,” a Club-tested track with powerful vocals. Paris based Professor Inc brings another earth quaking, body-shaker entitled “Luvin” fusing clever chord progressions and tweaked-out vocals. Aqua Marine – redefining the fathomless depth of the underground.
VA – Time Dilation [SRT153]
A medley of immortally, electrifying, sonic gems assembled to manipulate time and secure a permanent space in your record box. Drivetrain’s ‘This Toxic Tempest‘ starts the clock with a classic Detroit-Tronic wave of pads and beats accompanied by the unconscious spoken word of poet/vocalist Goddess Stephanie. CloudMasterWeed’s ‘Love’ showcases impassioned vocal samples atop a thunderous bass with keyboard melodies sprinkled throughout in abysmal syncopation. J Garcia’s ‘Fireside Warm-Up’ is finely tuned deepness with no compromise to the dance floor. With their debut release, the dual Jay Ramsey and Jennifer Xerri comprise In2itive Motion. ‘Subliminal’ is a smooth expedition through the deep channels of audio seduction. Time stands still as rumbling subs cut through rich chords.
VA – Late Night Chronicles [SRT151]
A soundtrack for the time of the day when nothing really matters except the music you love. An after-hours musical narrative, crafted in unadulterated authenticity. Drivetrain brings on acclaimed writer/vocalist Diamondancer, dropping seductive expressions of passion and desire on “Peppermint Kisses.” Nate Mattimore makes his Soiree debute with veteran, Todd Perrine remixing CloudMasterWeed’s track “Sunny.” BlackJack’s ever-expanding repetoir of productions reaches a new level with his production “Triaxial.” “Quindrant Dub” is Professor Inc’s dark and nocturnal poison.
VA – Detroit: Deepconstructed [SRT150]
Four veteran Detroit creators, individually accomplished and respected. Soiree Records proudly showcases these melodious, technological architects on the first Detroit : Deepconstructed.
VA – Mo-2-Meaux Volume 2 [SRT149]
A collection of artists from Motown, USA to Meaux, France. United by a common musical vision, the uncompromising direction goes without question. Soulful melodies, atop thick, raw rhythm tracks, classic Detroit house tracks.